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KINDRED, ND (WDAY TV) - Firefighters were called to a fully engulfed semi fire on an I94 ramp this morning. The call went out around 2:30 AM for a semi...
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - That led to this scene tonight inside the Fargodome, the NDSU softball team gathered to learn of their postseason fate. They won't have to travel far. They're in the Minneapolis regional and will play Auburn in the opening game on Friday. The Bison lost to the Tigers 11-3 in the 2nd game of the season, but they're excited for a rematch. Darren Mueller/ NDSU Head Coach: "So much alumni down there, and so many past athletes, it's exciting, I can feel my phone blowing up asking about tickets and things like that already, going to be cool experience for us." Brandi Enriq
Minneapolis, MN (WDAY TV) - The newest Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater hasn't played a down yet for the purple, but he already has a biggest fan, his mother. Yes, Mother's Day came early for Bridgewater's mom, she was in New York City when her son was drafted by the Vikings with the last pick in the first round. Bridgewater's mom, Rose, is a breast cancer survivor and her perseverance has always inspired Teddy. Teddy Bridgewater/ Vikings Quarterback: "She motivates me a lot. Watching her go through that process, she showed great traits and qualities.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The NDSU baseball team wrapped up its border battle series with the University of Winnipeg this afternoon. After falling behind 1-0, Bison even the score in the third. Tim Colwell, hitting .390 on the year, singles in a run. Michael Leach with the slide at home. Bison really do some damage in the 5th, Jon Hechtner at the plate, Hit to center field, he thinks he has a beat on this ball, but instead meets the grass face to face. We've all been there. The Bison score two, they go onto win big, 18-2 to sweep the series.
Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - Heroin has returned to the headlines not only across the country but here at home. Last week we told you about the concern from law enforcement of the rising use Methamphetamine in North Dakota. Sunday we examine the comeback of heroin. Another drug which local authorities say is starting to move back into the Valley. Lt. Rod Hajicek/ East Grand Forks Police Department: "Yeah it's on its way back. I'd put it that way." Heroin. A drug that is rarely thought of as a problem in our region, but it is... Hajicek: "There is heroin in the area.
Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - Sunday is the start of national police week. First signed into law in 1962 by President John F Kennedy, this week honors the service and sacrifice of police officers throughout the nation. Since 1791 there have been over 20,000 law enforcement officer deaths in the line of duty nationwide. During that time, 50 peace officers have died in North Dakota. Lt.
Indianapolis, IN (CNN) - One mother accepted a college diploma in honor of her son who died unexpectedly of natural causes prior to graduation. It's the day they dreamed about at Marian University But, it didn't turn out the way Tracy Dickerson expected for her son. Tracy Dickerson/Accepted Son's Diploma: "One day he told me, mama I'm not going to walk across there and I said oh yes you are - if you don't walk across there, I will." She did. Six months after a day she never saw coming Dexter Raymond Massey unexpectedly and tragically passed away in November 2013.
Ft. Wayne, IN (CNN) - That picture you posted on Snapchat - may not go away. That's why the company settled with the government Thursday over charges it misled the public Apparently, Snapchat knew those supposed "disappearing" messages could be saved. The complaint from the federal trade commission also argued Snapchat collected user data without consent Snapchat insists it resolved most of the government's concerns long before this settlement
Fargo, ND (CNN) - A new poll finds more students may be graduating without having a job lined up. Accenture surveyed about 1,000 recent grads and 1,000 soon-to-be Grads. Only 11% of this year's graduating students said they'd secured a job before graduation. That's down from the 16% that reported the same last year. Despite those number's this year's graduating class seems optimistic. A majority of them say they expect to find a job in their field soon.
The Obama administration's climate report issued this week has set off another round of yelling. Heavy sigh. Somewhere behind all the politics there is some extremely complicated science that most people (including those doing most of the yelling) know little or nothing about.